The DuPont Co. says the strong dollar and challenges in the agriculture and performance chemicals industries contributed to lower sales and earnings in the first quarter.
Emerging-market stocks rose for the first time in three days as telecommunications companies rallied and a gauge of Chinese shares in Hong Kong rebounded from its steepest loss in three months.
If the whims of speculators are anything to go by, then oil markets are poised for a rebound. Data from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission show that bullish positions on WTI have reached their highest levels in eight months.
New York - Wall Street ended sharply higher on Monday after China moved to stimulate its slowing economy while investors bought up technology stocks on cautious optimism on upcoming earnings reports.
(Adds economists, quotes, details). By Kirsti Knolle and Jonathan Gould. MANNHEIM, Germany, April 21 (Reuters) - German analysts and investors see further growth potential for Europe's biggest economy, though its already strong base means any further ...